Matt Singer is the managing editor and film critic of the website ScreenCrush.com. For five years, he was the on-air host of IFC News on the Independent Film Channel, hosting coverage of film festivals and red carpets around the world. He’s been a frequent contributor to the television shows CBS This Morning Saturday and Ebert Presents At the Movies, and his writing has also appeared in print and online at The Village Voice, The Dissolve, and Indiewire.
‘The Founder’ Trailer: Do You Want Fries With That McDonald’s Biopic?
McDonald’s has been an American institution for so long that people just taken for granted. It is a part of the fabric of this country, like baseball, apple pie, and sitcoms with laugh tracks. But McDonald’s wasn’t always this ubiquitous. Someone had to make a massive success. A…
‘The Do-Over’ Red-Band Trailer: Adam Sandler Wants to Start Over. (We Can’t Imagine Why.)
You’ve got to figure the notion of a “do-over” has got to be kind of intoxicating to Adam Sandler.
New HBO NOW Releases: May 2016
Most subscribers will still be focused on Game of Thrones, but for those who don’t spend every waking second thinking about Westeros, May’s offerings on HBO NOW include some high quality moviefilms. Noah Baumbach fans should make sure they catch Mistress America starring Greta Gerwig, …
AMC Now Says It Won’t Allow Texting in Its Theaters
Just days after confessing, in an interview with Variety, that he was open to the idea of allowing texting in some of his movie theaters, AMC CEO Adam Aron has reversed course. Non-texters, you can continue to patronize AMC; in a statement, Aron announced that “there will be NO TEXTING ALLOWE…
Now James Cameron’s Making FOUR ‘Avatar’ Sequels
James Cameron hasn’t made any Avatar sequels yet, but he keeps adding more.
AMC Theatres’ CEO Says He’s Open to Texting in Theaters, Which Is Still a Terrible Idea
Last month, I tried out the new 4DX theater at the Regal Cinemas in Manhattan’s Union Square. Seating in the theater is assigned and it was a packed house; by the time I bought my ticket, my only choice was in a solo seat wedged between two other parties. To my left, was a couple in their 30s…
‘The Jungle Book’ Review: A Visually Stunning Adventure (But Not For Small Children)
Kids grow up so fast these days. They have to if they’re going to watch the movies Hollywood makes for them.
‘The BFG’ Trailer: Welcome to Giant Country
The ‘BFG’ in The BFG stands for “big f---ing giant,” right?
The Top Five Worst Video Game Movies in History
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies and You Think You Know TV comes a new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movi…
30 Delightfully Strange Foreign Titles for American Movies
Would you rather watch Bad Santa or Santa Is a Pervert? What sounds more appealing: No Strings Attached or something called Sex Friends?
Watch Tom Hiddleston Add Local Weatherman to His Resume
Tom Hiddleston has already said the upcoming third Thor film, Thor: Ragnarok, will be his last movie as Loki, Marvel’s delightfully evil God of Mischief. So the dude’s going to need a new job soon. Maybe weatherman?
New HBO NOW Releases: April 2016
Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones. In conclusion, Game of Thrones.